Basmeh & Zeitooneh search for “Bekaa Area Manager”

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Contract: Full time position
Location: Bekaa
Working area:

Role and Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership and supervise the implementation of all community centers activities ; ensuring that all programs are in compliance with donor contracts and B&Z’s policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Supervise and guide project coordinators in the preparation of project work plans
  • Provide guidance and support to program managers, overseeing the implementation of activities under the work plan
  • Manage day to day activities and communicate with host community for of all community centers programs in Bekaa.
  • Meet with the organization’s partners, country director, and  program managers to resolve any problems that may arise during program implementation
  • Ensure that all center activities are in compliance with local laws and Basmeh & Zeitooneh’s Code of Conduct
  • Set the long and short term plans with Lebanon country director.
  • Prepares comprehensive monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports detailing the progress of programs in Bekaa, the challenges faced, and the achievements.
  • Coordinates all activities within the center and ensures all programs have the tools, space, and resources necessary to carry out the necessary program activities.
  • Collaborates with county director, Development Departments and Support services departments to contribute to the design of the programs and the delivery of them, and provides support to all functions that facilitate these processes
  • Provides management with support to all administrative components of Programs including:
    • contract negotiations
    • compliance with contracts and grant reporting
    • contracted work
    • Oversee the implementation of, and adherence to, Human Resources policies and procedures of Basmeh & Zeitooneh
    • Conduct interviews, and select well-qualified personnel in collaboration with Senior Management



  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with adequate computer and research skills
  • Must have strong ability to maintain interpersonal relationships
  • Diplomatic, with strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Successful in leading teams, and motivating them
  • Must be Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Must have personal qualities such as : a strong commitment to integrity, respect for diversity, and the ability to inspire others



  • A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, International Relations, International Development, Economics or any other related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a management position and in dealing with budgets, team leadership and strategic planning
  • Previous managerial experience in non-governmental organizations
  • Thorough understanding of humanitarian issues, strategies and of non-governmental organizations
Experience required: 2 to 3 years
Education degree: Bachelor Degree
Field of education: Business Administration, Operations Management, International Relations, International Development, Economics or any other related discipline.
LANGUAGES: Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:
Period: One Year (Renewable)
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